Titles by Subject Matter - Dayton - Comprehensive Histories - After 1900


Biography of Dayton
by Joseph W. Sharts Copyright 1922
A quite unusual interpreation of Dayton's history through the eyes of the author, who seems to have been a member of the Miami Valley Socialist organization


Dayton From the Air
by Walter Wyatt Snypp Copyright 1923
Describes Dayton as it was in 1923, including its parks, schools, railroads, flood dams and aviation fields

Dayton, Ohio - An Intimate History
by Charlotte Reeve Conover Copyright 1932
One of the best histories written on Dayton, which starts with the first settlers and carries on up to the beginning of the Great Depression.


Facts About Dayton
by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce & Dayton Industrial Association Copyright 1926
Facts on the city's transportation, labor and housing situation, and its industrial and public institutions


The Folks on Hole's Creek and Why We Joined Them
by A. A. Thomas Copyright 1915
A short history of Dayton and Oakwood. Includes information on John and Zacharia Hole


Memoirs of the Miami Valley - Volume One
Edited by John C. Hover, and others Copyright 1919
First book in a three-volume set that tells the history of the Miami Valley. This volume's focus is on the settlement of the area, as well as the history of Logan, Shelby and Miami Counties.


Memoirs of the Miami Valley - Volume Two
Edited by John C. Hover, and others Copyright 1919
Second book in a three-volume set that tells the history of the Miami Valley. This volume's focus is on the history of Montgomery, Warren, Butler and Hamilton Counties.